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Events

National Public Lands Day, Community Appreciation Day & Ice Cream Social

National Public Lands Day, Community Appreciation Day & Ice Cream Social

Free


  • September 30, 2017
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm

A FEE-FREE Day of self-guided mansion tours, music, children’s programs, Smokey Bear, and more! Enjoy free ice cream during a re-creation of Gov. Gifford Pinchot’s ice cream social—the best way the U.S. Forest Service and the Grey Towers Heritage Association know how to thank the community for their support all year round. Rain or Shine. (more…)

WALK: Evolution of the Grey Towers Landscape: Autumn in Cornelia’s Gardens

WALK: Evolution of the Grey Towers Landscape: Autumn in Cornelia’s Gardens

Regular Tour Fees Apply


  • October 7, 2017
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Brilliant red, yellow, and orange leaves will be ablaze for this landscape tour. Meet Horticulturist Elizabeth Hawke at the Visitor Pavilion to view the fabulous foliage displays of the native shrubs, Japanese maples, historic sugar maple planted by General William T. Sherman, and the historic landscape.   Group size is limited and pre-registration is strongly (more…)

Laurel Hill Cemetery Walk

Laurel Hill Cemetery Walk

Registration required


  • October 21, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

A unique guided walk through Milford’s original cemeteries, the Laurel Hill Cemetery located on the grounds of Grey Towers, will be conducted with a theatrical twist. The American Readers Theatre, under the direction of Jeffrey Stocker, will perform dramatic first-person readings that will “introduce” visitors to some of the individuals buried at Laurel Hill will (more…)

Dramatic Reading: An evening with Edgar Allan Poe

Dramatic Reading: An evening with Edgar Allan Poe

Tickets Required


  • October 28, 2017
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • October 28, 2017
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“A Night With Poe” We found books by Poe in the historic library, so what better way to mark Halloween than with this annual dramatic reading by the American Readers Theatre? Appropriate for ages 13 and up. Contact info@greytowers.org or call 570–296–9625. A US Forest Service program with support from the Grey Towers Heritage Association. (more…)

FREE Mansion Tours for Veterans & Active Military

FREE Mansion Tours for Veterans & Active Military


  • November 11, 2017
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Veterans Welcome! Gov. and Mrs. Pinchot welcomed veterans into their home at Grey Towers to thank them for their service, a tradition the U.S. Forest Service continues today. Veterans and active military are invited to tour the mansion for free. Hourly tours. (more…)

“A Christmas Carol” – Three Shows!

“A Christmas Carol” – Three Shows!

Tickets Required


  • December 2, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 2, 2017
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • December 3, 2017
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Now in its 37th year! “A Christmas Carol” dramatic reading will be performed by Joe Plummer Jr., founder and director of ‘Gotta Kid To Feed Productions,’ a digital media company, and Therese Plummer, an actor and award winning voice over artist living and working in New York City. Both are the children of Joe Plummer (more…)